93 posts categorized "Fashion/Style/Etiquette"

Real Estate Porn: Big Law Style (New York Edition)

Goodbye, Upper East Side. Hello, Brooklyn! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:00 AM on November 2, 2016 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (0)

They Eat Horses, Don't They?

Globe trotters' food edition: How far would you go to please a client? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:29 AM on September 30, 2016 in Advice, Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (0)

If Megyn Can Bare It, Why Not You?

How much can we ladies show during the dog days of summer? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:56 AM on July 29, 2016 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

Not Just Rich, White Ladies Anymore

Even the Careerist needs some fun and frivolity once in a while. (Photo essay) Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:55 PM on May 5, 2016 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

We Are All Barbie

Barbie is the ultimate career gal—she's been a prom queen, astronaut, and lawyer—and much, much more. How sexist to pick on her for the way she looks! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on February 17, 2014 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (4)

Powerful Women Are Scary (and Kinky)

Are strong women not portrayed fairly in the media? A look at the recent fuss over Hillary Clinton's depiction as a giant leg. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 1:54 PM on January 28, 2014 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (2)

Ready for Tights with Open-Toe Shoes?

Will the latest fashion trend make you look chic or frumpy? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:27 PM on December 5, 2013 in Advice, Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (6)

Paul Weiss Men Rated Among Top 10 "Sexiest" New Yorkers

What's much more impressive than being named to the AmLaw A-List or best legal department of the year? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:29 PM on November 21, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (2)

Madonna Doesn't Dress Her Age. Why Should You?

Madonna keeps pushing the envelope on what's age-appropriate. Can you do the same thing at the office? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:55 PM on November 6, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | Comments (8)

Now Trending—Silly Dress Codes

Signs of confusion: Bankers are told to dress down, while creative types are ordered to button up. Will law firms join this madness? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:44 PM on October 21, 2013 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (9)

About The Careerist

The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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